A dance concert of fun, playful, and unique choreography to kick-off to our 2014-15 ECU/Loessin Playhouse season. We’ve put together exciting and eclectic performances of ballet, jazz, tap, modern and contemporary dance. We will also feature a new hip-hop work by Joe-Joe Smith. An ECU alumnus, Smith has been working with Katy Perry, Sean “P Diddy” Combs, and Nicki Minaj to name a few.
Friday, Sept. 19 at 8pm
Reception 4:30pm Program 4:45pm The 7th Annual Joyner Library Graduate Student Art & Design Exhibition showcases various mediums including textiles, jewelry, photography, sculpture, and metal works by ECU graduate students. The opening reception honors award winners, including the Joyner Library Purchase Award sponsored by the Friends of Joyner Library.
This fall the theme is The 2014 Broadway Tony Award Nominees: Best Musical, Best Revival and Best Score Categories. This theme includes: Bridges of Madison County, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, If/Then, Aladdin, Violet, After Midnight, Les Mis, Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, and Beautiful.
Performances at 2pm and 7pm.
The Premier Lecture will feature Jean-Michel Cousteau, underwater explorer, environmentalist, educator, and film producer.
Cousteau will discuss "The Great Ocean Adventure," at 7 p.m. in Wright Auditorium.
Tickets are $10 and are available through the Central Ticket Office by calling 252-328-4788, 1-800-ECU-ARTS, or (voice/TTY) 252-328-4736. ECU students with a valid ECU ID may request one free ticket.
by Tennessee Williams
One of the all-time classics of American theatre. Blanche DuBois has lost her ancestral home and her job but not her romantic idealism. She moves in with her sister, Stella and her younger, earthy husband, Stanley. A dazzling drama of love, lust, and unbridled passion set against the steamy backdrop of New Orleans.
Performances Thur-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm, Mon -Tue at 8pm.
The Contemporary Writers Series is proud to present writer Jayne Anne Phillips. Her novels address the social and historical tensions that challenge American families, from war to domestic violence.
Her debut novel "Machine Dreams" (1984) is the quintessential Vietnam novel told from the experience of those left behind. Her fourth novel "Lark and Termite" (2009) was a finalist for the National Book Award, and her latest novel "Quiet Dell"...